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Medilink UK Awards 2018

Medilink UK Awards 2018

in Association with Med-Tech Innovation


Medilink UK AwardsThe prestigious Medilink UK Awards, held in association with Med-Tech Innovation, will celebrate the outstanding business achievements, international successes and innovative breakthroughs made across the Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology sectors in the past year.

As the winners of each of the regional Medilink awards are announced in the lead up to the event, the esteemed list of finalists for the UK grand final will build. Taking place on the evening of the 25th April 2018, the Medilink UK Awards gala dinner will represent the culmination of this year-long competition. On the night, the very best of the UK’s Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology sector will be crowned.

The 2018 awards and gala dinner will be bigger and better than ever. More than a celebration, the evening will be your opportunity to network with your peers, join together as a community, share your pride in the industry and passion for advancing healthcare.

After a busy first day at Med-Tech Innovation Expo, reward your team with a three-course meal and drinks throughout a glittering evening in the Ricoh Arena’s Premier Lounge whilst networking with your dream clients in an exciting, informal setting. As in previous years, this will be a sell-out event so be sure to book your tickets as early as possible!

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2017 Winners and Runners UP

Start-up Award sponsored by CMS Law
Winner: Oxford Heartbeat, from London, whose technology makes cardiovascular surgeries more accurate and safe by helping clinicians to accurately plan and rehearse stent placements inside blood vessels.

Runners-up: Creavo Medical Technologies from Coventry, which develops innovative diagnostics technology for acute medical settings, and JimJam Healthcare Ltd from Gateshead, a platform that provides online access to physiotherapists via video. 

Export Achievement Award sponsored by Med-Tech Innovation
Winner: Sheffield Precision Medical Ltd from Sheffield, which provides orthopaedic instrumentation solutions.

Runners-up: Datalink Electronics Ltd from Loughborough which is a leading accredited contract electronic product design and manufacturing company, and Vernacare from Bolton whose single-use ‘Vernacare System’ of hygienic patient toileting is used across healthcare facilities globally.

Collaboration with the NHS Award sponsored by Medical Engineers
Winner: Sky Medical Technology Ltd from Cheshire, which manufactures the geko™ device, clinically proven to increase blood circulation for DVT prevention, the reduction of oedema and the promotion of wound healing.

Runners-up: Rocialle from South Wales which is a leading supplier of procedure packs and surgical instruments for hospitals and distributors, and Idox(formerly 6PM Group) from Burton on Trent which develops leading edge solutions to improve patient experience and keep the health service sustainable.

Innovation Award sponsored by HGF Ltd
Winner: Lightpoint Medical Ltd, from Chesham, which is a medical device company dedicated to improving health outcomes for cancer patients through image-guided surgery.

Runners-up: Neem Biotech from Abertillery which creates healthcare solutions from natural products, and Chemviron Cloth Division from Sunderland which is a world-leading manufacturer of 100% activated carbon cloth for use in a number of medical applications.

Outstanding Achievement Award sponsored by Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Winner: Tissuemed Ltd from Leeds, whose unique surgical sealant, TissuePatch, is used to enhance surgical tissue closure, helping avoid complications and improve patient outcomes.

Runners-up: Crawford Healthcare from Cheshire which is the UK’s fastest-growing advanced wound care business, and QuantuMDx from Newcastle which is dedicated to improving global healthcare through the development of transformative diagnostic tools and technologies. 

2017 Awards in Images

Dr David Parry, CEO, SEHTA said; “Once again the Medilink UK National Awards have demonstrated the excellence of small health technology companies in the South East. This year was the most competitive in our history and it’s a primary aim of SEHTA to help such companies’ access public and private sector markets with their innovative products and services”.

Katerina Spranger, Founder, Oxford Heartbeat said, “We are delighted about the award and would like to say a huge thank you to Medilink and SEHTA for putting us through”.


David Tuch, CEO, Lightpoint Medical said, “Lightpoint Medical is honoured to be recognised by Medlink UK for our achievements in medical device innovation. The Medlink UK Award acknowledges Lightpoint’s commitment to translate scientific innovation into patient benefit.” 

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Wednesday 25 April 2018 9:30 - 17:00
Thursday 26 April 2018 9:30 - 15:00

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